Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Study: 82% Mexicans "Very Concerned" about Data Breaches

A study by Unisys found 82% of Mexicans were "very concerned" about breaches of their personal data held by various organizations.

Their concerns about breaches was highest for banks (91%), followed by healthcare (86%). Regarding healthcare, concern about breaches has increased as more medical facilities are utilizing electronic health records.

"The highest level of concern was related to data breaches in banks, with 91% of respondents claiming to be very concerned regarding this risk, followed by 86% for healthcare organizations, 85% for government agencies, 80% for telcos and internet service providers, and 71% for airlines and hotels."
- BN Americas
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Sources:
(a) Some 82% of Mexicans "very concerned" about potential personal data breach - study - www.bnamericas.com, 06/18/2013

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